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. brooks said he was truly sorry for breaking if law. >> more trouble for jerry sandusky. the state of pennsylvania is revoking his $59,000 a year pension. sandusky's wife, dottie will not be eligible for benefits, either. sandusky was sentenced to 30 years behind bars for molesting 10 boys over a 15-year time span. >> turning to baseball, a day of excitement turned to disappointment. the team lost game three. they didn't lose, they got crushed by the cardinals. so it all comes down to tomorrow. >> tonight, nats fans are saying every bedtime prayer, they're trying to find every lucky horseshoe and even every lucky troll doll. tomorrow could be do or die for the nats. >> nats fans may be calling in sick to make it to game four against the cardinals. >> i left work early. i'm going to go make up the hours now. it's tough. >> steve mcguire may be burning the midnight oil right now. >> it's hard to justify. >> ouch. 8-0 was today's score against the cardinals. >> that's okay. we still got one more. you can't count us out. >> even the youngest of fans know a scoreless came can take the w
court to reinstate a new law that cuts off the final three days of early voting. an appeals court blocks the law pushed through by state republicans. as romney continues to campaign in ohio, president obama is back in the white house this morning. nbc's tracie pots joins us now with all the latest from washington, tracie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, lynn. good morning, everyone. the president is closing the gap in a number of these battleground states and it continues to say the $5 trillion tax cut romney's proposing would add to the deficit and romney insists it is absolutely not true. >> if he says it's not true, then it's not true. okay. >> reporter: in battleground ohio, president obama insists mitt romney's tax cuts will add $5 trillion to the tax cuts. >> if it's true it's not going to add to the deficit, that leaves only one option. that's asking middle class families to foot the bill. >> the president's charge of a $5 trillion tax cut is obviously inaccurate and wrong. >> reporter: romney also in ohio mocked the obama campaign's latest add to cut funding for pbs. >>
first and foremost for assessments of whether this could constitute a violation of a law or a crime. those we leave to the determination of other law enforcement bodies. >> reporter: now, sources tell news4 that other law enforcement authorities, including the u.s. attorney's office, are looking at this contracting mess with jim graham, andhe c ty, and the metro board. now, jim graham is no longer a member of the metro so there's nothing administratively that the metro board here can do to jim graham, based on this report. tom sherwood live at metro. back to you, jim. >> in as much as he is no longer a member of a board, is the metro board now out of it in terms of any kind of sanction or anything? >> reporter: well, the metro board says it has improved its own ethics rules in the last months, as this report has been being prepared. so it technically would be out of it. it s review of other ethics reforms could do to see this doesn't happen again. the big issue here is whether or not jim graham, who has in the past said about this, he's done nothing illegal. he keeps saying that ove
sex predator under pennsylvania law. before sentencing, sandusky delivered a rambling 15-minute statement. he choked with emotion as he talked about smiling through his pain and he declared himself a victim. repeating claims of innocence, he made in a radio statement on the eve of sentencing. >> they can treat me as a monster but they can't take away my heart. in my heart, i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: the prosecutor called sandusky's statements ridiculous. >> his statement today was a master piece of banal self-delusion. completely untethered from reality and without any acceptance of responsibility. >> reporter: sandusky's defense team said it will appeal the conviction. >> we believe had we had the time, we would have had an opportunity to prove jerry's innocence. >> reporter: judge kleland called it a story of betrayal and told sandusky, you abused the trust of those who trusted you. the form he coach was convicted on 45 counts of child sexual abuse on ten young boys he met through the second mile. his charity for underprivileged youth. thre
to a life sentence. tonight in the eyes of the law, jerry sandusky is a sexually violent predator. he's in a state prison reception center where he's being evaluated, so officials can figure out exactly where he'll be imprisoned. brian? >> john yang after spending the day at the courthouse in pennsylvania. john yang, thanks. >>> overseas now, look at what happened when german chancellor merkel visited greece today. her first visit since that nation's meltdown began. police clashed with thousands of protesters. angry at germany for imposing tough austerity measures on greece, and returned for a bailout. merkel was there to support greece's prime minister who said his country is flatout exhausted. germany happens to be the most powerful economic engine in all of europe, and has a lot of sway in economic matters. >>> it's been four weeks since the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya that killed our ambassador and three other americans. and in this political season, the attack is increasingly becoming a political issue. a congressional committee will hold big hearings tomorrow. a previe
a propose to support the same-sex marriage law. officials say it's inappropriate given her job as chief diversity officer. students are split on the decision to put her on leave. >> when you're in certain roles on campus, as the president, that separation of personal and private life is gone. >> that doesn't mean she'll vote for it. it means she's supporting people's right to vote. in my opinion. and people are reading too much into it. >> we went to mccaskill's home but got n answer. the university president says he'll use this time that mccaskill is on leave to determine what to do next. >>> a syrian passenger plane that was grounded in turkey is back on its way to damascus. fighter jets forced the jet to land. turkey -- they exchanged fire across the border. the film maker behind the ante muslim movie denies violating the terms of his probation from a bank fraud conviction. he appeared in a courtroom yesterday. prosecutors are trying to revoke his probation and send him back to prison for two years. they say he violated several times of his probation. you receive has been in jail wit
heart. i did break the law. and for that, i'm truly sorry. over and over again he did admit to the judge that he had broken the law and said it would be time for him to make up for the mistakes he's made. he's one of three people who pleaded guilty in connection with the 2010 campaign. darcy spencer, news4. >>> d.c. police are investigating the death of a woman in northeast. police tell us they got a call for trouble on fenwick street just before 5:00 a.m. by the time they arrived they found a woman unconscious. she was pronounced dead at the scene. police are waiting on autopsy results now to determine how she died. they're also working to identify her. >>> everyone needs to worry about cyber security, so the fbi is partnering with private businesses to make it a top priority in our area. members of the fbi's local field office talked about the latest cyber threats at a conference today saying it's important to recognize hackers aren't just going after large corporations. they're also targeting small businesses, and individuals. >> you know, basic steps that you take on your house, your
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law office. she received three years probation and 300 hours of community service. she also has to reimburse the state. in a separate case, the maryland lawmaker also received probation for using campaign money to pay for her wedding expenses. >>> we have much more ahead. a mother wants answers after her son dies when cops pepper spray him. >>> locked and loaded. a passenger busted for trying to get on a flight i approve this message. mitt romney: "i'm not in favor romney's being dishonest here an independent, non-partisan liberals will raise taxes on the chairman of that so-called romney's former company. gingrich was there too. it's not independent. it's just not true. a dond in the way. >>> thousands have americans are waiting to life saving kidney donations and there are lots of reasons why the wait is so long. too few donors, problems finding a match, the list goes on and on. there's one reason you may not have heard before. doreen gentzler is here with that part of the story. >> think about it. what an amazing gift it is to share one of your kidneys with someone else. what
it up, put it up. >> reporter: this judge sided with the american freedom law center recently after it filed suit against washington metro transit because they rekwefrted a delay in putting the posters up. >> i mean, i don't thing it's speech if they're try to advertise. >> reporter: today, those posters will be put up at the u street metro station as well as stations at tacoma park and glen mount. she already has successfully placed the posters on trains in new york city and buses in san francisco. most posters have not gone up yet. we have not gotten a time line as to when they will go up yet. live at the u street metro station, tony tall, tal, news 4. >>> meteorologist veronica johnson is in for tom kierein and joins us. >> still a little chilly. well, it's going to stay chilly today, guys. i'm sure you've noticed all the clouds we've got across the area. a few sprirnkles and light showers. it's going to be chilly. on top of that, it's going to be wet later today. we started out this morning in the 30s and 40s. it was our coldest start in more than five months. a look at the read
prosecutors have launched a new robe into the finances of jesse jackson, jr. law enforcement sources tell nbc news the investigation involves an alleged misuse of funds monitored by congress. but there are no specifics tonight. attorneys met with prosecutors this week in an effort to persuade them not to indict the illinois congressman. jackson has been on medical leave from congress since june. >>> now, a disturbing attack today. someone fired shots into the campaign headquarters for president obama in denver. the bullet shattered a large front window, but no one was hurt. police believe the shot was fired from a vehicle. tontd, both sides are claiming victory in the viesz presidential debate. president obama watched from air force 1. mitt romney was in richmond today. but did the debate swing undecide ds voters? nbc news talked about who they saw as the winner. >> the vice president did? >> why? >> i think he came off as being very strong, emotional. >> vice president biden was being kind of immature with a lot of the skiend of snide sniers and everything. >> the next presidential debate, b
amendment. >> reporter: a district court judge sided with the american freedom law center after it filed suit against washington metro transit because they requested a delay in putting the posters up. >> i don't think it's speech if they're trying to advertise. >> reporter: by 5:00 p.m. the posters will be put up at the metro station at takoma park and glenmont. geller already has successfully placed the posters on trains in new york city and buses in san francisco. we reached out to a metro spokesperson. he declined to comment at this time saying the posters were already causing enough controversy. news4. >>> the number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak continues to rise. the centers for disease control said there are 105 reported cases in nine states, eight deaths have been blamed on the outbreak, two happened in maryland and virginia. health officials have tied the fungal meningitis outbreak to steroid shots for back pain. those shots were made by a specialty pharmacy in massachusetts. >> cautiously optimistic that many of the efforts to reach patients and clinicians
up in montgomery county. a law maker wants the ability to impose a county-wide gas tax. montgomery county council president says the gas tax could fund transportation projects, including the purple line. he says one of the advantages of the county tax is the county would get to keep all of the revenue. the move comes after maryland governor martin o'malley failed his attempts to raise the state's gas tax. >>> driving in the district can be tricky, especially getting around the traffic circles. richard and i were just talking about this. take a look at this video from josh ritts. one decided to drive through logan circle in the gas to get to rhode island avenue. this happened on monday. some did call police, but we don't know what happened after that. i'm not saying that's okay, but the circles can get confusing. this is coming from a local person. the traffic circles get crazy. >> usually, i go around in circles. i don't cut on the grass like that. >> you just keep driving until you get to the right exit. >> wiggle my way out of there. >>> the time right now is 4:55. potential dang
to the cast of this new drama from "law & order" creator dick wolf. >> reporter: "chicago fire" follows the lives of everyday heroes, firefighters, rescue squads and paramedics. >> we're senior guys. i used to be the kid. now i'm a senior. >> reporter: inside firehouse 51, it's like one big extended family, and each character comes with their own back story. >> your character seems sort of like down and out. at least in the pilot. so what's he going through? >> you're the first person to call me down and out. >> you don't look down and out. >> life imitates art type of thing. >> reporter: to prepare for the show, actors were trained by former chicago firefighters. >> he made us draw up ladders, helped us with our panic attacks. >> we did ride along with a lot of the firefighters. >> what did you eat? >> corned beef hash. >> jum jambalaya. >> it's for about 20 people. but i think it would feed 50. >> reporter: the city plays a major role in the show, and so do some of the real life players. lime rahm emanuel. >> i don't know if i'm allowed to say this, but it was bad ass. he drove up in
goodman to try to be above the law, whether it's drunk driving, leaving the scene of an accident or violating conditions of bail by trying to smash the gps device. >> reporter: goodman will be back in court in november when the judge will decide if his current stay in jail will be an extended one. for "today," tanh truong, nbc news. >> i'm not sure i have my winter skin yet, but it's probably too late. let's get another check of the weather to find out what this is all about. >> maria has another check of the weather. in a coat. >> and i have hand warmers in the pockets. we're actually seeing some records fall already. no surprise, you do have the frost and freeze warnings and advisories posted all across the northeast this morning. newark set a new this is going to be the coldest of the next few. look at the temperatures. 38 new york city. binghamton 28. a record low. as we look ahead we are going to see a warm up a bit. it's that central system bringing severe weather today through the central plains on up into parts of midwest that'll eventually bring some warmer air our way b
of the state's gay marriage law wants chief diversity officer angela mccaskill to be reinstated. this week she was put on paid leave after the school found out she signed a petition against the law. o'malley says everyone has a right to take part in the political process. >>> a difficult day for the wife of a man beaten and robbed in eastern market. she'll come face to face with the suspects in court. thomas maslin has been in the hospital since august. he is now blind in one eye and unable to walk or feed himself. last night a business community in capitol hill announced a $10,000 trust for maslin's family. his wife abby accepted the donation and talked about a safety festival being held next weekend. >> we are part of the greater community. this event is not only a reminder that we are a member of this community but it is a very real, visceral experience for us to bond together in a way we should be doing every day, and it should not take horrible circumstances such as these to kind of inspire that spirit. >> tommy branch and sonny couti are due in court at 9:30 this morning. the third defen
-sex marriage law. school officials say it's inappropriate given her job as chief of diversity. students there are split on the decision to put her on leave. >> when you're in certain roles on campus, like as the president, that separation of personal and private life is kind of gone. >> that doesn't mean she'll vote for it. it means she's supporting people's right to vote, in my opinion, and people are reading too much into it. >> we went to mccaskill's home in prince george's county but got no answer. the university president says he'll use this time that mccaskill is on leave to determine what to do next. >>> a family in frederick county says they may press charges because their teenage son keeps getting bull lid. he was bullied in front of a reporter just as he was preparing for an on camera interview to talk about his experiences being bullied. last week, diener was suspended for fighting back against bullies in gym class. as a result, he was not allowed to go to homecoming. diener's family and friends are hosting an anti-bullying homecoming dance this friday. about 150 people are e
. >> reporter: more than half of the states in america, including new hampshire, have concussion laws to protect student athletes. at eastern tech in maryland, players take brain function tests to determine if and when they can play after an injury. >> it will tell me how severe my injury is, it will tell me how long i have to get back. >> reporter: banning football altogether may be extreme, but butler's proposal has triggered a passionate debate, forcing the country to take a different look at one of its most cherished pastimes. >>> up next on nightly news, the wild brawl that ended with several arrests. it's no happily ever after. why let constipation slow you down? try miralax. mirlax works differently than other laxatives. it draws water into your colon to unblock your system naturally. don't wait to feel great. miralax. >>> tonight the countdown is on. just a couple of hours before the expected launch of the first privately contracted supply mission to the international space station. california-based spacex will attempt to send its drag-in capsule carrying about a thousand pounds of food,
, saying that what they did was not islamic, that it crossed the boundaries of islamic law, officials say they are closing in on the attackers in an overnight raid. three men were arrested, they said they were involved in the attack. but tonight, her condition can be described as satisfactory by a spokesperson. meanwhile, the world is just waiting for her to wake up. >>> amna nawaz, who continues to cover the story for us. >>> the folks who give out peace prizes awarded it to the european union for peace, democratic and human rights. and while most of official europe celebrated, most of europe was shocked others were shocked, europe is in fact three years europe is in the middle of a crisis, which has hurt greece, italy and spain portugal, just this week, they portugal, just this week, they mocked the chancellor on her visit to athens, regarding germany's role and the crippling austerity measures. one person joked that the place up for the prize was antarctica, a country who has always been at peace. >>> still ahead, a nasty chapter in america, turning into history. what ben affleck saw t
there is no guarantee new jobs at the casinos will go to maryland workers and no law that requires the money to go to education. >>> temperatures are falling fast out there tonight, but that's not even close to how cold it will be tomorrow night. storm team 4 chief meteorologist doug kammerer has details. hey,ing doug. >> you've got that right. already out there, 52 degrees, the average low, we're already there. we'll go a lot cooler as we make our way through tonight with a dew point of 31 degrees. as far as the temperatures go, already down to 45 in gainle gaithersburg, 43 in fair fox county, loudoun county and leesburg, 45. some of you are already in the 30s, wait until i show you just how keeld cold we'll get tonight, plus how many of you will be below freezing tomorrow. >> thank you, doug. >>> still ahead -- coaches clash at a youth football game and it all unfolds in front of parents and players. >>> remember, one thing being stole by thieves on metro. let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three m
runners. he fears many are armed >> they have no regard for laws or anything, and if they want to cause us harm they're going to do it. >> reporter: this video shot by a hidden camera on his land shows a group of smugglers carrying bales of marijuana, which lad says he sees regularly, also they cut holes like this in the fence, and they drive trucks through it, headed with drugs, he believes, headed for the ranchland. >> the problem is, our government at the highest level doesn't want to admit what the reality is, is that we have been invaded. >> reporter: in surrounding cochise county, arizona, they fear the drug smugglers, especially after the deaths of two agents. >> we have chunks of this country that we've given control to, to armed thugs. >> reporter: this retired official says that washington has ordered fuel supervisors to downplay the threats in rural counties. >> they don't want this story to be told because it is not convenient for a political election for this story to be told. >> reporter: this general, a former u.s. drug czar, and analyst, agrees. >> the border is increasingl
. >> reporter: she says the state law that guarantees the top 10% of graduates makes the university racially diverse enough. 29% hispanic, 6% black. but the university says that considering race is one factor in making sure they admit enough with diversity. >> what is important is that they have the ability to see that not all are the same, regardless of their economic background. >> reporter: the supreme court ruled nine years ago that they can consider race to get a critical mass of students. a decision written by sandra day o'connor. today, they seemed to find it too vague? what is the local end? when will i know that you have reached a critical mass? one justice, does it vary from group to group or state to state? o state? the lawyer from the university of texas says the school the lawyer from the university of texas says the school looks at all of the student's accomplishments. we want minorities from different backgrounds, he said. but that prompted justice kennedy, likely the critical vote, so what you're saying is that race counts above all. opponents of the affirmative action hope t
to march in support of the law which would help undocumented immigrants afford higher education. news 4's derrick ward is live at langley park where the rally is going to begin and has more on today's none administration. >> reporter: good morning. i'm going to borrow from the words of john lennon. you may see they are dreamers but they are not the only one. a thousand people plan to take part in a march today in the name of justice, dignity, and access to higher education. the maryland dream act provides in state tuition rates to maryland's immigrant children regardless of their immigration status provided they've been living in maryland for three years, attending high school in the state, paying taxes, and applying to a college registered for selective service, and also are planning to seek full citizenship. marches like this have been going on all over for the past several months but they feel it is important now to get the word out. there are 14 questions on the ballot here in prince george's county alone so a lot of people are vying for attention for the cause. they think this will d
. >> they were inside the studio and she was naked. but that is not a crime under maine law nor is it prostitution. it may not be good judgment, but it's not actionable by the state. >> reporter: prosecutors believe wright and strong made $150,000 since 2010 in the scheme. now the town is bracing for the fallout. >> wright is charged with theft because she didn't claim all of her income on tax returns, and because she collected public assistance. the alleged johns in this case could be identified later this week. >>> next at 5:00, students robbed at the university of maryland. >>> we have breaking news right now out of montgomery county. a child fell from a window at a high-rise apartment building and grabbed onto a tree. >> shomari stone just arrived at the apartment building. >> reporter: they said this is amazing that this child is lucky to be alive. we're right here where it happened, rather than a block away. we said, let's bring our viewers closer to the scene. that child fell right in this area right here. my photographer, dave carter, could pan up for our viewers and you
to meet all these terrific women, huh? >> it really is fantastic. that's what my sister-in-law found, the more you talk about it, there used to be a stigma of losing your hair, wearing a scarf and made them feel less than. but the more you talk about it, people see it as a badge of honor. and they pull for you, know you're fighting the fight. the more people talk about it, the more likely they are to get treatment and educated. >> the more you feel you're not alone. >> did your mom pass from breast cancer ten years ago? >> perfect example of somebody who didn't know. it was fear for her. she was really intelligent. had her master's from vanderbilt. she wasn't somebody who didn't know things, but cancer terrified her. she found a lump. her mom had a bad chemo experience 20 years before, so she decided if it's cancer i'm not going to do anything about it and not going to tell anybody. we found out, it was too late. that was a matter of people not knowing enough about it. >> early detection. >> it is, it is. james, thanks. >> ladies, thank you. >> that t-shirt is hot. >> excellent on yo
. >>> it is moving day for the space shuttle "endeavour." >>> a judge laid down the law against a texas mother who glued her toddler's hands to a wall as punishment. news4's keith russell is in the newsroom with more on the story. >> hey, jim. a dallas judge today sentenced elizabeth to 99 years in prison. the judge described it as necessary punishment for a brutal shocking attack. police records show she kicked her 2-year-old girl in the stomach, hit her, then taped her hands to the wall using superglue. the girl was in a coma for several days. she said it was because the girl had problems with potty training. she pleaded guilty to felony injury to a child. prosecutors wanted 45 years behind bars. a state district judge more than doubled that. once again, the mother sentenced to 99 years in prison. in the newsroom, keith russell, news4. >>> coming up at 6:00, the vice presidential debate set up new questions about an alleged cover-up in libya. >>> answering questions about a drug arrest. >>> washington baseball fans might be wringing their hands and clinching their teeth. do or die for the nats.
. ring. prresso. i need your help... i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. wellveryone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe well...i'm not at liberty to give that out, but we do use tender chunks of white meat chicken in an herb & spice broth. come on that's it? i need the recipe. you gotta help me out! [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? like a ninja! [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> the annual columbus day celebration outside union station took on added significance today. this is the 100th anniversary of the statue honoring chris
for loved ones. those who survived and for those undergoing treatment. >> my mother-in-law is fighting. my sister is fighting. it's hard. >> they walk for those who were lost like julie's mother, dor thi. >> since february, the first person -- i can't. >> reporter: they walked to raise money to help find a cure for breast cancer. >> we can find a cure, it will be something my daughter won't have to deal with. >> reporter: it doesn't just affect women, but entire families. >> we have been touched by breast cancer several times. i lost an entire generation of my family. >> reporter: they walk. their trek 60 miles in three days. their goal, to wipe out breast cancer, a disease that affects so many lives in so many different ways. >> i think everybody you talk to, breast cancer is somewhere in their family. it's like a separation. >> reporter: it remains to be seen if a recent controversy between the komen foundation has any effect. there are 1600 walkers compared to 2300 last year. in the district, megan mcgrath, news 4. >>> turning to the weather, they have a great day to walk. a nice chill
-sex marriage law. school officials say it's inappropriate given her position. one pastor says it's an issue of free speech. >> she is suspended because somebody floated her name out and said she signed it. it's one of those things, where does the free speech end? >> no one answered the door when we went to her home in prince george's county. university president says he'll use the time she's on leave to think about the next move in this situation. >> today, the dalai lama will speak about medical care. it's part of a larger tour including this trip to syracuse university earlier this week. the spiritual leader will speak during two events. one held at an outdoor pavilion. yet, he was in williamsburg. there, he spoke about treating enemies with compassion and the consequences of war. >>> 1989, nobel peace prize winner. >> seems like he has a positive message. >> certainly many, many people feel that way. we are going to check with veronica johnson to find out what the weather is going to be like. >> what is your message out there on the storm team 4 weather deck? >> walk on the sunny side of
, about fairness, and everybody should be treated equally under the law, we also know there are clergy undecided on the issue and some who oppose the issue. >> reporter: if the act is approved by voters, same-sex marriage will be legal in maryland on january 1st of next year. chris gordon, news4. >>> milestone celebration for columbus day here in the district. this is the 100th anniversary of the statue and fountain outside union station. knights of columbus groups marched in the ceremony to the sounds of a sufficient miu.s. m. the fountain is now empty, cracked, with trash in some spots. there are calls to spruce it up. >> we hope congress appropriates the money that's needed in order to restore this to its original glory. it's obviously a bit rundown these days. >> the traffic circle there is getting major long-term renovation right now to make it safer for drivers and pedestrians. that road should be finished they think in about february. >>> coming up, prices at the pump could now be at the center of a federal probe. >>> a man walking through the park. nature usually wins. >>> doug
for a man behind a violent attack near a local shopping center. and laying down the law, what the first lady says about her daughters and facebook, tonight at 11:00. >>> one more check on the weather, doug? >> cool over the next couple of nights. really cool, as a matter of fact. i think we could be in for the coolest night coming up on friday night. tonight, a little cool, too, 48 in the city. 47 in some of the cooler suburbs. high tomorrow of only 62. another cool day. plenty of sunshine. a lot of sunshine on friday. another frontal boundary moves in. that will put most of us in the low to mid-30s on saturday morning. saturday morning will be very cool. up to 73 on sunday. 75 on monday. with a chance for some shower activity. but not a whole lot of showers out there. more typical fall-like weather. a lot of people asking, any 80s left in the forecast? well, there's still a chance. but the 60s and 70s seem to be winning out. >> thank you, doug. >>> rough night for a coon up in michigan. it's not clear exactly how it happened, but it would appear the raccoon stuck his head someplace it shoul
predator under pennsylvania law. before sentencing, sandusky delivered a rambling 50-minute statement. he choke with emotion as he talked about smiling through his pain and he declared himself a victim. repeating claim of innocence, he made in a radio statement on the eve of sentencing. >> they can treat me as a monster but they cannot take away my heart. in my heart i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: the prosecutor called sandusky's statements ridiculous. >> his statement today was a master piece of banal self-delusion. completely untethered from reality and without any acceptance or responsibility. >> reporter: sandusky's defense team said it will appeal the conviction. >> we believe had we had the time, that we would have had an opportunity to prove jerry's innocence. >> reporter: judge john cleland called it a story of betrayal and told san does kirk abused the trust of those that trusted you. the former coach was convicted on charges of sex abuse on ten young boys he met through the second mile, his charity for underprivileged youthful three of sandusky's
signed a petition to reverse maryland's proposed same-sex marriage law. school officials say it is inappropriate given her position. the university president says he is considering what to do next. >>> the neighborhood there is also the focus of a homicide investigation. someone shot and killed a man yesterday afternoon near 8th street northeast, not far from east capital street. the police chief says an officer a block away found the victim. there is no word, though, on whether he or she spotted the shooter. the school was never locked down even though this took place a block from campus. >>> a d.c. police officer is facing criminal charges in pittsburgh, where police say he threatened a bus driver. officers arrested william anderson ii over the weekend. they say he pulled out his expandable baton and began swinging it when the driver told him he would have to stand or wait for another bus. williams is on leave and in pittsburgh as a grad student at carnegie mellon. >>> today army officials will hear arguments about why the fort hood shooting suspect should keep his beard. a
from their son-in-law. answers that weren't forthcoming. >> the first moment i heard it, i kept saying over the phone to him, but you had the buddy system. you were there. you had the buddy system. you were there. and he just kept saying i wasn't there. >> so they're saying you're the expert. you're the buddy. you're the caretaker of our daughter. >> they were wondering -- >> why'd you leave her. >> yeah. why did i let this happen. >> his first face to face meeting with them ended in a shoulding match. and for the next three years, there's suspicion of foul play. so much so that in 2002 her parents filed a wrongful death suit claiming swain was involved in shelley tyre's death. >> nothing that happens in the court takes care of our pain and our loss. >> i'm very, very emotional, yes. >> the tyres hired experts to investigate shelley's drowning. after traveling to tortola, they formulated this scenario which they reenacted on videotape. that david swain attacked her under water, approaching her from behind, shutting off her air supply and holding her down until the drowned. it was a sho
. >> danella, thanks. seven minutes now until 7:00. >>> a montgomery county law maker is talking about a potential county-wide gas tax. montgomery county council president roger beuerleiner said a gas tax would help fund public projects like the purple line. the move comes after governor martin o'malley failed in his attempts to raise the gas tax. >>> gambling is maryland with a high stakes game and now the most expensive ballot measure in the state's history. no doubt you've seen the ads for both sides. more than $36 million has been spent to sway voters. penn national, the primary opposition to the measure, has spent $18 million and has more left to spend. while gambling giant mgm grand and other supporters has spent more than $17.7 million to bring table games and a sixth casino to the state. that means the question 7 is already outpacing the most expensive governor's race on the record. that came back in 2006 when then mayor martin o'malley and incumbent governor robert ehrlich spent $34 million. >>> breaking news right now. angie goff at the news 4 live desk. good morning, angie.
county if one law maker gets his way. montgomery county council president roger beuerleiner wants to impose a county gas tax. he says it will help fund transportation projects, including the purple line. it comes after maryland governor martin o'malley failed his attempt to raise the state's gas tax. >> let's check with angie goff at the live desk. >>> breaking news out of stockholm. the swedish academy announced two american professors win to nobel prize in chemistry. they were awarded for their studies on g-protein coupled receptors. going to have to look that one up. the reward carries a prize of $1.2 million. the nobel peace prize will be announced friday. i'm angie goff at the news 4 live desk. back to you. >>> with the holidays quickly approaching, walmart is working to make sure you never wait too long to receive your gifts. cnbc's shartia brantley is live with that story. >>> walmart is taking on amazon in a big way, promising same-day deliveries in some cities for items bought online. the service called walmart to go costs $10 no matter the size of the order. products wil
and other high calorie drinks in containers larger than 16 ounces. the law is set to take effect in march. >>> the time right now is 6:14. coming up next we'll show you the new gear the maryland terps showed off at midnight madness last night. >>> plus, the investigation into google that could lead to a lawsuit against the search engine. >>> a cold morning, yes, but it will heat up. chuck bell is back in a moment with just how warm it will get on this saturday. [ female announcer ] it's deliciously dark just before dawn. it's a rainy morning becoming a caramel drizzle. with folgers gourmet selections, you can turn any day gourmet. new roasts, new flavors, and a new look. >>> good morning. 6:18 right now. it is the second day for a walk that's taking people 60 miles in three days. the susan g. komen three day walk continues today. walkers make their way through much of northwest washington and organizers have public cheering stations set up in adams morgan this morning and then dupont circle later this afternoon. the event will wrap up tomorrow. that is really quite a sight to see. >> yes.
applied to college, law school, and ultimately to the d.c. bar. i think this is just a way to distract away from his own problems. he had serious problems that are current and shows he's not fit to be on the council. >> reporter: michael brown said he doesn't care about the old arrest, not the ethics of better disclosing it. >> the issue is, if you're going to run on this kind of transparency, good government, ethical mantra, you need to be ethical and open with the voters. he didn't seem to do that. he didn't mentioned it in the beginning of this campaign. >> reporter: as for his own business and financial issues, brown says the voters will decide if they're relevant. in the district, tom sherwood, news4. >>> coming up on news4, a15u89s in syria. gunmen using machine guns in the streets. but it may not be what it appears. >>> women walking alone in virginia. there have been repeated attacks. but this time it got more violent. >>> someone's been charged in the case of a maryland teenager who was tortured by bullies and chased down right in front of tv cameras. >>> astronomers have foun
's like hitting the lottery, you know. it will change your life. >> reporter: by law this junk man owns everything he puts on his truck, but after cleaning out the velosa's house he made a find he couldn't help imagine holding on to. >> there were 22,300 worth of savings bonds. >> reporter: issued in 1972 with inflation, the savings bond are now worth over $114,000. >> we news our faith in humanity that honest people are out there. it was very nice of him to bring them back. >> 400. >> 5. >> yeah, sold. >> reporter: there's a growing number of reality shows reeling in audiences with the breathtaking prospect of big dollars hidden in ordinary junk. looking to cash in on his own potential for reality stardom he recently had a camera crew finding him around in hopes of landing a show, but this is his best material yet. >> this is the craziest. we found confederate money, gold coin, some watches, and this was -- this tops it all. >> reporter: with a flair for showmanship he made the delivery with local tv his production crew and newspapers in tow, a bit of grandstanding maybe, but certainly
under maine law nor is it prostitution. it may not be good judgment, but it's not -- it's not actionable by the state. >> reporter: prosecutors believe wright and strong made $150,000 since 2010 in the scheme. now the town is bracing for the fallout. big town drama, small town trauma. >> reporter: and wright's lawyer says she has a young son who is still in her custody. she's charged with theft for allegedly lying on her tax returns and claiming she needed public assistance. as for those names, well, they could come out later this week. savannah? >> all right, thank you. >>> coming up, "today" investigates, are the companies that inspect our nation's food plants doing enough to keep you safe? >>> and justin bieber, the latest celebrity victim of a disturbing prank. a s.w.a.t. team showing up at his door. >>> but first, this is "today" on nbc. >>> just ahead, the kwvs host who collapsed on live television. we'll talk to her about what happened and what her co-host didn't do. >>> and a possible world record live on our plaza. [ male announcer ] 20,000 btus produce a delicate sear. double-o
. the law is set to take effect in march. >>> and the time right now is 9:38. coming up how a clinic is making it easy for you to get a flu shot today. >> and a new chapter for a maryland teen bullied on camera. how he got lots of community support last night. >> an unforgettable moment for a virginia teenager at his high school home coming game. how his story brought out many tears. you're watching news 4 today. good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >>> welcome back. a 15-year-old high schooler faces criminal charges for threatening another student while being videotaped. brunswick high school student preston deaner was doing an interview about bullying when three students approached him and hit him. the teen suspect is charged as a juvenile with assaul
being tested as a potential piece of forensic evidence. more than 100 members of law enforcement are searching for jessica ridgeway, a search that has expanded into neighborhoods, open fields and bodies of water near her home. on sunday jessica's backpack was found about six miles from the missing 10-year-old's house. it's now being examined by the colorado bureau of investigation. >> they are analyzing that, along with some dna samples that we took from the family. >> reporter: police say the fifth grader was last seen while walking to school friday morning. >> we do have some witness information that really makes us believe at 8:30 she was on her way to school and that she did not make it. >> reporter: jessica's school is about a third of a mile from her home. police say her mother, who works overnight, was home sleeping when the school left a message to say jessica had not arrived on campus. jessica's mother reported her missing when she woke up. eight hours after the little girl was last seen on her way to school. >> it's just a real horrible situation. i can't believe someth
to continue to follow the law. >> reporter: the judge is expected to revisit the case in several weeks, but for now, the bible banners are here to stay. signs of faith under the friday night lights. >>> still ahead as we continue here on a saturday morning, are pop stars chris brown and rihanna back together? why some people aren't happy about the message a reunion would send. we'll get into that. but first this is "today" on nbc. let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> still to come on "today," some supermarket advice. we'll have some tips before you head to the grocery store. >>> plus, i helped lester take his workout to a higher level. a much higher level. wait until you see t
not support the final medicare drug benefit that president bush signed into law. and the vice president was not correct when he suggested tonight that he did not support the two wars because the country could not afford them. biden did vote for both wars. there was also a sharp disagreement tonight over medicare. biden charged that ryan's original plan would raise out of pocket costs for most seniors. >> look, folks, use your common sense. who do you trust on this, a man who introduced a bill that would raise it $6400 a year, knowing it and passing it and romney saying he'd sign it, or me and the president? >> ryan objected. >> that statistic was completely misleading, but more importantly -- >> those are the facts. >> this is what politicians do when they don't have a record to run on. try to scare people from voting for you. >> in fact on this, biden is right. the congressional budget office said that ryan's first budget plan would force most future seniors to pay increased costs out of pocket. that amount or more. whether a revised plan would cost more is still uncertain. so a lot of
sister-in-law who lives across the countryf'ms had botox. no wrinkles. she looks great, and i'd like to ask her about it because i'd like tos7 my husband thinks i should keep my mouth shut. you? >> i don't think you should ask have you had botox, but could you say, you look so great, what's your skin regimen, i want to cope you and see if she offers it up. >> if she offers it up. >> does your skin regimen include injections to the forehead? >> cut to the chase on this one. unless you see the needle going into the face. >> öright. >> do not mention injectionables. >> back channel it, ask your sister, husband, do it that way. >> but a compliment is a good way to go. >> thank you. >> a little stroke and then the slap. >> more adventurous and passive aggressive. >> i think i passed my maiden. >> you fail. >> no. >> more questions for you. >> should probably get -- >> we're seeing you for the first time, and we like it. >> philip galanos, thanks so much, appreciate it. >> thank you. >> we'll be back with more of "today" after these messages. we were enjoying our empty nest. and now it's
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